14 November 2015 – Saturday – 9.30 AM – 4.30 PM
15 November 2015 – Sunday – 9.00 AM – 12.30 PM
About Dr Philip Yancey
Growing up in a strict, fundamentalist church in the southern USA, a young Philip Yancey tended to view God as “a scowling Supercop, searching for anyone who might be having a good time—in order to squash them.” Yancey jokes today about being ‘in recovery’ from a toxic church. “Of course, there were good qualities too. If a neighbor’s house burned down, the congregation would rally around and show charity—if, that is, the house belonged to a white person. I grew up confused by the contradictions. We heard about love and grace, but I didn’t experience much. And we were taught that God answers prayers, miraculously, but my father died of polio just after my first birthday, despite many prayers for his healing.”
For Yancey, reading offered a window to a different world. So, he devoured books that opened his mind, challenged his upbringing, and went against what he had been taught. A sense of betrayal engulfed him. “I felt I had been lied to. I went through a period of reacting against everything I was taught and even discarding my faith. I began my journey back mainly by encountering a world very different than I had been taught, an expansive world of beauty and goodness. Along the way I realized that God had been misrepresented to me. Cautiously, warily, I returned, circling around the faith to see if it might be true.”
Ever since, Yancey has explored the most basic questions and deepest mysteries of the Christian faith, taking millions of readers with him. Early on he crafted best-selling books such as Disappointment with God and Where is God When it Hurts? while also editing The Student Bible. More recently, he has felt the freedom to explore central issues of the Christian faith, penning award-winning titles such as The Jesus I Never Knew, What’s So Amazing About Grace? and Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference? His books have garnered 13 Gold Medallion Awards from Christian publishers and booksellers. He currently has more than 15 million books in print, published in 35 languages worldwide.
SATURDAY (9.30AM – 4.30PM)
Session 1: The Question That Never Goes Away
Session 2: Where Is God When It Hurts?
Session 3: The Secret of the Universe
SUNDAY (9.00AM – 12.30PM)
Session 4: A King and A Prostitute
Session 5: Q & A
|Reg. Type||Due Date||Fee/pax|
|Early Bird||By 15 Sep 2015||RM 40/pax|
|Normal||16 Sep 2015 – 20 Oct 2015||RM 50/pax|
|Late||21 Oct 2015 – 13 Nov 2015||RM 65/pax|
|Walk-in||14 Nov 2015||RM 80/pax|
|Full-time Student Rate: 50% discount off Normal registration fee|
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